West face of Hart Mountain
|Elevation||8,024 ft (2,446 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,117 ft (645 m) |
|Location||Lake County, Oregon, U.S.|
|Parent range||Hart Mountain|
|Topo map||USGS Warner Peak and
USGS Hart Lake
It is sometimes confused with a mountain range, but is more properly described as a mountain. The two highest peaks are Warner Peak and Hart Peak. Warner Peak is the highest point on the mountain, at 8,024 feet (2,446 m). Hart Peak is 7,724 feet (2,354 m) and is located at .
Hart Mountain is named for the heart-shaped brand used by the pioneer ranchers Henry C. Wilson and his son-in-law C.G. Alexander. Their ranch was located in the Warner Valley at the base of Hart Mountain.
The top of the mountain is part of the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, with pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep. At the western base of the mountain lies the Warner Wetlands ACEC, a reserve managed by the Bureau of Land Management and home to waterfowl and other wildlife. A trail leads half a mile into the wetlands to a hide.
- "Hart". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Warner Peak, Oregon". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Hart Peak". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
- McArthur, Lewis A.; McArthur, Lewis L. (2003) . Oregon Geographic Names (7th ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 449. ISBN 978-0875952772.
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